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Manufacturing Technician

Company: Nesco Resource
Location: Winchester
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:Supports manufacturing processes in the plant; Works closely with Engineering, Production, QC, and Maintenance team members providing technical support; Assists in creating and revising Operation Sheets (OS), Process Control Charts (PCC), and FMEA; Participates in Quality Kaizens and focuses on scrap cost reduction; Provides technical training support to Production Department; Provides back-up support to Engineering Technician I; Generally, working time is divided approximately 85% floor and 15% office work. Maintains a positive attitude toward teamwork, safety, and quality.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Maintains strong attendance; knows and follows Company policies as directed by the Employee Handbook, the Safety Rules and Regulations, and the Quality Manual.2. Troubleshoots manufacturing equipment alarms and product quality problems as they occur. Works with our Production, Maintenance, and Engineering department team members to quickly resolve these problems.3. Assist Production Department with changing tools, tool holders, and zero machines as needed.4. Perform routine maintenance on jigs, fixtures, and tooling as required.5. Supports investigations and make recommendations for cost reduction activities related to man, machine, methods, and materials.6. Verifies tools and spare parts necessary for the proper manufacturing of the production parts and for proper maintenance of the equipment.7. Supports plant activities to achieve customer awards and quality registrations such as but not limited to; IATF16949, ISO 14001, etc.8. Supports Root-Cause-Corrective-Action activities as needed or requested.9. Verifies product quality when requested or when an observed product quality concern arises.10. Collects engineering data such as but not limited to; CPK study, engineering process changes, machine cycle time, motion analysis, capacity planning, tooling design, ergonomics, process layout, cost reduction, etc.11. Supports kaizen activities as needed to reduce scrap, improve straight through ratio, and reduce costs.12. Machines and fabricates small parts for maintenance repairs and kaizen improvements.13. Repairs production tooling and fixtures as needed.14. Supports rework activities as needed.15. May be required to assist the off shifts with any processing problems that may arise.16. Provides On-The-Job training to Production team members as needed.17. Supports safety concerns and works to resolve the problem.18. All other duties required of the job and requested by a member of the Management Team.LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY:NoneQUALIFICATIONS: (TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION)Associate degree in Science, Engineering Technology, or a minimum 7-year experience in engineering technical role required, or a combination of education and experience.Three years of previous factory / manufacturing experience preferred.Computer literate in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)Experienced user of AutoCAD or equivalent 2D CAD software.Experience with CNC machine tool program editing and/or manufacturing assembly equipment preferred.Above average math and reasoning ability.Able to read product, tool, and fixture drawings.Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing topics such as but not limited to; Work Flow Charts, JIT, PDCA, SMED, 5S, SPC, etc.Excellent verbal and written communication as well as analytical skills.Able to adhere to a strict safety regimen and maintain a safety-conscious environment.PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:Ability to remain stationary for several hours at a time; Ability to maneuver around the office and plant; repeatedly bend, squat, move both arms above the head, and move head straight up and down and side to side; Good hand strength, good finger dexterity, and ability to rotate wrists, arms, and shoulders; Good eyesight, hearing, and speaking voice; and ability to lift approximately 25 lbs.; Ability to communicate well with others; Ability to produce computer-generated reports quickly and accurately; Ability to travel on long trips (either by ground and/or by air) including overnight travel will be required (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWORKING CONDITIONS:Work is performed both in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards and on the plant floor in a manufacturing environment with several potential workplace hazards. All safety rules, regulations and precautions are to be implemented when working around machines and chemicals to keep employees and others safe.Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

Keywords: Nesco Resource, Lexington , Manufacturing Technician, Professions , Winchester, Kentucky

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